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India wheat output seen at 106.41 mn tonnes, 4.41% less than last estimate

Overall food grains production was estimated to be 314.51 million tonnes, more than the 310.74 million tonnes last year.

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Workers sift wheat before filling in sacks at the market yard of the Agriculture Product Marketing Committee (APMC) on the outskirts of Ahmedabad (Photo: Reuters)

Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
India’s wheat production in the 2021-22 crop season ending June is officially projected to be around 106.41 million tonnes. The amount is 3.8 million tonnes less than last year’s output and 4.41 per cent lower than the previous estimate of 111.32 million tonnes, as heat waves in crop-growing stage crimped output.

According to the third advanced estimate released Thursday, overall food grains production across India was estimated to be 314.51 million tonnes, more than the 310.74 million tonnes of last year.

Gram production has been projected at 13.98 million tonnes, which is more than the 11.91 million tonnes of last

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First Published: May 19 2022 | 7:54 PM IST

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